|Music mogul and Hip Hop legend Lil Wayne dominated GRAMMY Weekend – earning prestigious recognition and delivering electrifying performances.
Kicking off the weekend strong, Lil Wayne received the Global Impact Award at the Recording Academy Honors presented by the Black Music Collective. Longtime collaborator DJ Khaled presented him with the award along with special video messages from Drake and Deion Sanders. Swizz Beatz, 2 Chainz and Tyga performed some of Wayne’s hits. Wayne delivered an emotional acceptance speech and posted an additional message thanking those who have played a significant role in his career (watch on his IG HERE.)
On Saturday night, Wayne took the stage at Clive Davis’s iconic pre-GRAMMY gala and performed hits, including “John” and “Uproar” with Swizz Beatz. On GRAMMY night, Wayne delivered an electrifying performance of his verse on DJ Khaled’s “God Did” to wrap up the show.
Fans can catch Lil Wayne on his 2023 tour coming this spring – Welcome To Tha Carter Tour presented by Young Money, Rolling Loud, and Live Nation. Kicking off April 4th, tickets are on sale HERE.
About Lil Wayne & Young Money Entertainment:
Lil Wayne rewrote the entire game in his image. The five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum rap icon, Young Money Entertainment founder, acclaimed author, pro skater, philanthropist, and history-making superstar continues to leave an indelible tattoo on the culture. He has cemented his legacy forever as “one of the best-selling artists of all time,” tallying sales in excess of 100 million records worldwide with 25 million albums and 90 million digital tracks sold in the United States alone. In 2022, Wayne earned his first Diamond certification from the RIAA with his generational smash hit “Lollipop” feat. Static Major. Not to mention, he has garnered 26 BET Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, 7 MTV Awards, 4 Soul Train Awards and 8 BMI Awards. Among many milestones, he emerged as “the first artist to surpass Elvis Presley with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100” and has logged a staggering 183 entries – the 3rd most of all time.